This new second edition provides authoritative coverage of all surgical diseases of the esophagus (adult and pediatric), including hiatal hernia, gastroesophageal reflux, neuromuscular disorders, and cancer. For all types of disease, the reader will find clear qhow-to-do-itq guidance on the full range of surgical techniques. Additional chapters offer focused background on anatomy, imaging, and laboratory testing of value to both trainees and practitioners in esophageal surgery. Contributing authors are internationally known experts, and each chapter concludes with commentary by one of the editors or another senior authority.The infant displays excessive salivation from the nose and mouth as well as noisy breathing. ... The barking cough typical of infants with tracheoesophageal fistula, with or without esophageal atresia, is secondary to associated tracheomalacia. ... Chest films may show aspiration pneumonitis with distention of the stomach.
|Author||:||F. Griffith Pearson|